Secretariat Coordinator (World Economic Forum Climate Governance Initiative)

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Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Coordinate global impact on corporate action on climate change through the management of an international network of business representatives.

Engage in one of the most important issues of our time to help develop economic resilience and strategies to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.

Part time, based at Hughes Hall College in Cambridge.
The salary is up to £40,322 pro rata

Job role
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. WEF set up the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) to help boards and senior management meet the challenges of climate change.
Since inception in 2019, 13 national board networks, or chapters, have been or are in the process of being established across the world, including Italy, France, Malaysia, Brazil, Russia, Canada and the UK.

The UK chapter of the CGI, Chapter Zero, with over 800 members, is hosted by the Centre for Climate Change at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

The Hughes Hall Centre represents the Secretariat for the global WEF network of Chapters and seeks a Secretariat Coordinator to play a significant role in both maximising the impact and collaboration of the existing chapters and accelerating the development of new ones.

Manage and drive the Climate Governance Initiative community and network of CGI chapters.

Support the development of new and emerging chapters around the world.

Interact with the World Economic Forum, global network of chapter members, Cambridge and other academic communities to enhance the work of the GCI.

Lead and encourage communication between CGI chapters and CGI community members.

Coordinate Chapter Zero’s contribution to the CGI.

Identify and engage, in collaboration with the WEF, further relevant project partners and think tanks in the Climate Governance Initiative.

Optimise the work of powerful international networks to influence board decisions across a wide range of international business sectors.

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in International Relations, Business Administration or similar.

A self-starter, with experience in self-managing complex programme delivery in a fast-paced and evolving environment.

Team-player with ability to be flexible and committed to the collective output of the project.

Relationship-building skills to facilitate solid working relationships with colleagues, WEF representatives, academics and other relevant stakeholders.

Strong writing and communication skills.

Open to creative approaches to problem-solving.

Ability to synthesize large volumes of data in order to derive insights and other outputs.

The only way to apply this job is by completing a Job application and covering letter, as advertised and available at
The closing date for applications is 6 July midday. Interviews will be held remotely from 20 July.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: £40,322.00 /year


  • Flexible Schedule
  • Work From Home

Work remotely:

  • Yes